BirthdayNovember 6, 1924
BirthplaceYorktown, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Harlon Block

    Full name: Harlon Block
    Also known as: Harlon Block, Block, Harlon
    Professions: United States Marine

  2. Harlon Block Death information

    Died: Thursday, 1st of March, 1945 (Age: 20)

  3. Harlon Block Biography

    Harlon Henry Block (November 6, 1924 – March 1, 1945) was a United States Marine who was killed in action during World War II. Born in Yorktown, Texas, Block joined the Marine Corps in November 1943 and subsequently participated in combat on Bougainville and Iwo Jima. He is best known as one of the six men photographed raising the flag on Mount Suribachi, on February 23, 1945.

  4. Harlon Block Family

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